Shri R. P. Gupta

Bio-Data

Name Shri Ram Prakash Gupta
Blossomed 26 Oct 1923 (Sukwan-Dhukwan, Jhansi, U.P.)
Wilted On 1 May 2004
Qualification M.Sc (Maths) with 1st division from Allahabad University
Other He has authored many books.
Tenure 07.05.2003 to 01.05.2004
  • Joined RSS from student life itself
  • Full-time RSS worker after completion of studies
  • Active involvement in freedom struggle at Ballia in 1946 while he was still studying
  • Sangh Pracharak since 1946
  • Offered Satyagrah against cow slaughter in 1954
  • Member, UP Vidhan Parishad in 1964
  • Appointed Parliamentary Affairs Minister by Jansangh in 1964
  • Dy. C.M. and Education Minister in the first non-congress government in U.P. in 1967, lead by Charan Singh
  • President, UP unit of Bhartiya Jansangh in 1973
  • Elected to the Legislative Assembly from Lucknow central constituency in 1977 on a Janta Party ticket
  • Appointed Industries Minister in 1977
  • Re-elected to the Legislative Assembly in 1993
  • Dy. Chairman, UP state planning board in 1998
  • Chief Minister of UP in 1999 for 11 months
  • Studied up to High School at Sikandrabad Nagar, Buland Shahar (U.P.)
  • Tragically though, the only Governor who expired while in office